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Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3: C++ User's Guide     Oracle Solaris Studio 12.3 Information Library
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Part I C++ Compiler

1.  The C++ Compiler

2.  Using the C++ Compiler

3.  Using the C++ Compiler Options

Part II Writing C++ Programs

4.  Language Extensions

4.1 Linker Scoping

4.1.1 Compatibility with Microsoft Windows

4.2 Thread-Local Storage

4.3 Overriding With Less Restrictive Virtual Functions

4.4 Making Forward Declarations of enum Types and Variables

4.5 Using Incomplete enum Types

4.6 Using an enum Name as a Scope Qualifier

4.7 Using Anonymous struct Declarations

4.8 Passing the Address of an Anonymous Class Instance

4.9 Declaring a Static Namespace-Scope Function as a Class Friend

4.10 Using the Predefined __func__ Symbol for Function Name

4.11 Supported Attributes

4.11.1 __packed__ Attribute Details

4.12 Compiler Support for Intel MMX and Extended x86 Platform Intrinsics

5.  Program Organization

6.  Creating and Using Templates

7.  Compiling Templates

8.  Exception Handling

9.  Improving Program Performance

10.  Building Multithreaded Programs

Part III Libraries

11.  Using Libraries

12.  Using the C++ Standard Library

13.  Using the Classic iostream Library

14.  Building Libraries

Part IV Appendixes

A.  C++ Compiler Options

B.  Pragmas



4.10 Using the Predefined __func__ Symbol for Function Name

The compiler implicitly declares the identifier __func__ in each function as a static array of const char. If the program uses the identifier, the compiler also provides the following definition where function-name is the unadorned name of the function. Class membership, namespaces, and overloading are not reflected in the name.

static const char __func__[] = "function-name";

For example, consider the following code fragment.

#include <stdio.h>
void myfunc(void)
  printf("%s\n", __func__);

Each time the function is called, it will print the following to the standard output stream.


The identifier __FUNCTION__ is also defined and is equivalent to __func__.